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NY pharmacy chain to sell drug that reverses heroin overdose without prescription

In an effort to combat a growing epidemic of heroin and opioid overdoses, the CVS pharmacy chain will begin selling an anti-overdose drug called …

Heroin Takes Center Stage At Democratic Debate

When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders were asked a question about the war on drugs during Sunday evening's …

Drug Addiction

Police chief calls on addicts to get help after spike in heroin overdoses

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Massachusetts police chief took to Facebook on Sunday with an impassioned plea to addicts after his town saw four overdoses in the span of 24 hours.<p>Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello wrote a post urging addicts to get help.<p>"Your life is more meaningful than your death," he wrote. …

Justice

Obama struggling with immigration rules and cruelties of deportation

The Obama White House is working frantically to quell the political outrage among immigration rights advocates and Latino leaders who say they feel betrayed by a recent series of deportation raids launched by the administration, mostly against women and children from Central America.<p>While the raids …

Immigration

I'm An Immigrant And This Is My Truth

Here I am, sitting with my homemade Starbucks accompanied by my cute pup and husband-to-be, trying to process what just happened because, for lack of a better word, it felt like a nightmare.<p>I just walked away from my new job...one I actually liked.<p>To clarify, I was technically ''let go" -- not …

Supreme Court agrees to review Obama immigration plan

The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to review President Obama’s plan to shield up to 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation, after lower courts blocked the president’s sweeping executive actions from taking effect.<p>The decision sets up an election-year clash over the controversial plan that many …

Mark Bittman Wants to Establish a National Drinking Age for Soda

Mark Bittman, whose feelings about sugary beverages were pretty unequivocal as a <i>Times</i> columnist, says it’s time to talk about imposing an actual …

Petition Drive Seeks to Lower Drinking Age to 18

California could lose about $200 million each year in federal highway funds, but are 18-year-olds mature enough to drink?<p>Should the drinking age in …

3 American states could soon lower drinking age to 18

Americans who ask why the legal age for going to war is lower than that for buying alcohol could finally get a break: three states are considering …

High on the Hill? House bills want to legalize, tax recreational marijuana

Two newly introduced bills in the US House of Representatives are looking to legalize the use of recreational marijuana and tax it like other drugs …

How New York Totally Screwed Up Legalizing Medical Marijuana | VICE News

Manhattan's first and only medical marijuana dispensary is like a fortress. To enter the building, located on 14th Street near the 3rd Avenue subway station, patients have to pass through two security systems before they even encounter another human. First, they flash their medical marijuana card …

Cannabis

California moves to legalize marijuana in 2016

A new poll shows that a large majority of Californians is ready to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in 2016.<p>According to new data recorded …

Pakistan executed 332 after reinstating death penalty: report

<b>ISLAMABAD:</b> Pakistan announced this week that authorities have executed 332 criminals and militants since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty in …

Pakistan

O.C. victim's father doesn't expect to see death penalty carried out

Steve Herr assumes he won't live to see the execution of the man convicted of murdering and then decapitating his son in the attic of an Orange County theater.<p>"Realistically, I'm not going to be around when he's put to death," Herr, 67, said a few days after a jury recommended the death penalty for …

Baltimore’s police brutality nightmare: Former officer tweets examples of corruption & misconduct he saw

Ex-officer Michael A. Wood tells of horrifying mistreatment of suspects — and promises more exposés to come<p>Twitter has served as mobilizing tool for marginalized activists who have used the social media platform to amplify isolated stories of police brutality until a clear narrative of systemic …

Social Media

Destruction of police misconduct records in question

The destruction of police misconduct records in Chicago has sparked a legal battle. CNN's Rosa Flores reports.

Police Misconduct